Winking - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwɪŋkɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word winking
Brit.  |ˈwɪŋkɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word winking
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to wink

noun

- a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly (syn: blink, blinking, nictation, nictitation, wink)

adjective

- closing the eyes intermittently and rapidly (syn: blinking)

Examples

The puppy was winking in the bright sun.

All the surface of the river was winking and plopping in the rain.

The winking of the eyes is essentially automatic.

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